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Veterinary Research Communications

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 241–245 | Cite as

Cladosporium magnusianum (Jaap) M.B. Ellis is probably not involved in alveld

  • A. Flåøyen
  • M. E. Di Menna
  • R. G. Collin
  • B. L. Smith
Toxicology Short Communication

Keywords

alveld Cladosporium magnusianum guinea pig mycotoxins Narthecium ossifragum sarsasapogenin sheep 

Abbreviations

γGT

gamma glutamyl transferase

GPYEB

glucose-peptone-yeast broth

NB

Narthecium broth

RPB

rabbit pellet broth

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Flåøyen
    • 1
  • M. E. Di Menna
    • 2
  • R. G. Collin
    • 2
  • B. L. Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Large Animal Clinical SciencesNorwegian College of Veterinary MedicineOsloNorway
  2. 2.Ruakura Agricultural CentreMAFTech North, Private BagHamiltonNew Zealand

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